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Happiness

Those that go searching for happiness only make manifest their own emptiness. And, as long as they stagger on groping, they shall never find...

Maleah and the Goliath: Part I

Maleah and Goliath She paused her roam and gazed around. Her eyes surveyed the whole forest and her ears keenly listened to discover the side from...

From Blooms to Perfumes

I hate it when flowers die, But I love them when they bloom: from precious bud, hopefully brand new, to fully opened grace, in generously tactile...

Maybe

It is highly likely that I would take a perverse pleasure in splattering droplets of my grey matter onto my car window on the head of a bullet. Being...

Daisy and The Chalet Woman (Pt 3)

Kati formulates a plan. An ending. Possibly not THE ending. Still needs a lot of work.

The Game of Ankh – Verbal Number game for two players

1 st Rule of Ankh – Players can only choose numbers from 1 to 6 2 nd Rule of Ankh – The same number cannot be chosen twice during a game. 3 rd Rule...

Fester

He rests there alone As the stench of stale beer tainted idleness discharges musty from the back of his throat This place he called home His enormity...

Invention Idea – The hydrophobic see-saw – Genuine perpetual motion toy

A see-saw has two ends which are either made out of or coated with a hydrophobic substance (a substance that is repelled by water). The see-saw is...

Old Betsy

Old Betsy is my shotgun and she's the reason why I don't keep my money in a bank. When people try to steal my money, they learn that Old Betsy isn't...

Cut and Shut

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Norbert Chapter 30 Cut and Shut Isabel answers the phone at 08.20. ‘Haematology. The gorgeous and desirable Miss Wringing-Lowd speaking. How may I...

The Secret to Successful Dog Training is Firmness

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Norbert Chapter 29 The Secret to Successful Dog Training is Firmness The high iron gates close automatically behind us, exactly like being released...

‘You That I Love’

Love it has been said, makes the world go round. Yet often the parties to that relationship are least interested in what the rest of the world has to...

Night Runner (book review)

Night Runner By Tim Bowler. A book review. Zinny Okoro is in a load of trouble; from bunking off school, to being bullied by the boys led by Spink,...
Cherry

Moving On

All that ‘stuff’, squirreled over the years...gathering dust in the attic; time to pack it all up in a cardboard box...time for moving on.

Mercy Vrs jealousy

Mercy Vrs Jealousy P K Routray At time I wonder at the opposing character of mercy and jealousy as in my mind’s eye I see. For me they exist on two...

Laughing In The Yard

A lad is stopped by roving cops, who shoot in disregard. His face is black, he’s on his back, a breeze is breathing hard, He bleeds and dies, his...

Those Memories Made on Teardrop Lake – (14) The Teardrop Triangle (Part 02)

It seemed like they were to be an eternal triangle for the whole summer which was why it was a relief to do something without them. So when one Friday night in May, Kate’s boss, Claire threw a dinner party at her cottage in honour of practice manager Olivia Adamson’s 30 something birthday. Now the fact that Claire couldn’t cook to save her life didn’t deter Olivia or the other guests in the slightest though Kate herself was unaware of Claire’s culinary deficiencies. Apart from the Hostess and the guest of honour the guests were Evangeline, Siti Shahara, Lynn Cooper, Chantelle Dooney and Kate.

SUPERMARKET BLUES # 1

You know it really gets me down

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